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Jan 19 10:31

Student, 12, suspended by Georgia middle school for unknowingly using fake $20 bill in school cafeteria line

A middle school honor student in McDonough, Georgia, unknowingly used counterfeit money to pay for his lunch and received 10 days of in-school suspension.

Jan 19 10:30

5 things you need to know about the 2019 March for Life: 'Life is winning in America once again!'

The 46th annual March for Life was held Friday in Washington, D.C., despite the ongoing partial government shutdown.

Here are some things to know about the annual march.

Jan 19 10:22

Before the Internet: These Photos Capture Children Playing in the Past

Internet and technology is great. But don't we sometimes wish to have a day outside without getting interrupted by the bleep of a phone? I bet we'll have a grand time... just like these kids years ago.

Jan 19 10:21

The Last Public Execution By Guillotine, 1939

This is the last PUBLIC execution by guillotine, not the last execution by guillotine.
The guillotine was the only mean of execution that the French republic has ever known, it has been used from 1792 up until 1977. It wasn't abolished until 1981.

Jan 19 10:20

22 Incredible Vintage Dresses You Would Love to Wear ( If Only You Could ) This Holiday Season

The Met Museum is hoarding some of the most incredible vintage dresses of the 20th century, from the creations of unknown designers of the early 1900s to the house of Dior, here are some of our favorites...

Jan 19 10:02

WATCH: Cenk Uygur Declared 'Trump's Done' Hours Before Buzzfeed Story Debunked

"Is Buzzfeed going to make something up? No, they're not a right-wing publication," The Young Turk's Cenk Uygur declared Friday after reading Buzzfeed's "bombshell" report claiming Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie to congress.

Jan 19 10:01

Capitol Hill Aides Hoping A Disaster Will Strike to End Shutdown

Capitol Hill aides are hoping a disaster will strike so Americans will start thinking their largely worthless jobs are actually needed.

Jan 19 10:00

CNN's King: Should Mike Pence's Wife Be Denied Secret Service Protection For Being Christian?

This has to be one of the funniest interactions ever seen on CNN.

Jan 19 09:04

DC restaurant fined $7k for questioning transgender activist who used women's restroom

Washington, D.C., restaurant Cuba Libre has been hit with a $7,000 fine after questioning a transgender activist who used its women's restroom and a manager tried to insist the patron show identification proving to be female.

Jan 19 09:02

Trump banner held by white fans at HS basketball game angers black coach — so district is investigating

"I coach a predominantly black inner city high school team," Walker wrote in his post. "We go out to a rural area in Jordan, MN, and this is there. Please explain how and why this is appropriate at a high school basketball game?"
Walker, who is black, also is director of his district's Office of Black Male Student Achievement, the paper said.

Jan 19 09:01

Univ. of Georgia teaching assistant says ‘some white people may have to die’ for black communities to be ‘made whole’

In his post, Irami Osei-Frimpong, a philosophy teaching assistant at the university, reportedly said that "some white people may have to die for black communities to be made whole in this struggle to advance freedom."
According to the TA, anyone in disagreement with his sentiments was "ahistorical and dangerously naive."
The comment has since been deleted, according to Campus Reform. The outlet did get a screenshot of the comment.

Jan 19 08:59

Sheriffs barred from state legislature session because they were carrying guns. Then common sense kicks in.

"We were allowed to go into the Roundhouse but we weren't allowed to go down onto the floor. We were directed to go to another room and watch what was going on from a TV," Cibola County Sheriff Tony Mace told the station. "That has never happened to us before, and that's a direct violation to the constitution of New Mexico. Not only that, the Constitution of the United States, and that's just — as law enforcement officers, as peace officers, we carry weapons. That's just what we do."

Jan 19 08:57

A Virginia senator is turning heads by openly carrying her gun to work: 'It is a deterrent'

Virginia state Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Chesterfield) is not taking any chances with her personal security at work, and has begun openly carrying her gun at the Capitol, according to The Washington Post.
Chase, who previously concealed her firearm when she brought it to work, said she's seen too many threats from angry constituents and protesters to worry about what people think of her openly carrying.

Jan 19 08:56

Former Chili's server claims she was denied promotion for not dressing in 'gender appropriate' attire, files complaint with EEOC

Meagan Hunter waited tables at a Chili's in Phoenix for two years. Servers wear standard-issue T-shirts as uniforms, so when she appeared at an interview for a promotion within the company in June, she wore a buttoned-down shirt and slacks, which she says is typical for male managers to wear at Chili's.
Hunter told Yahoo Lifestyle that after the interview, her general manager asked for a word with her outside.

Jan 19 08:56

Man allegedly tries kidnapping 1-year-old from stroller right in front of Mom. But she's having none of it.

A 24-year-old New York mother was out for a walk in Hempstead, Long Island, with her 1-year-old son Tuesday evening when a man jumped in front of the stroller and grabbed the boy, police told WABC-TV.

Jan 19 08:55

Principal of acclaimed Connecticut charter school resigns after video shows him shoving a student

The principal of a nationally acclaimed charter school in New Haven, Connecticut, resigned hours after a news outlet published a video that shows him shoving a student in the back.